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SERBIANS CONTINUE BLOODY
DRIVE FOR MONASTIR
Paris. Allied advance toward Mo
nastir continues. French credit Serb
ian troops With, capturing 300 meters
of trenches from Teuton defenders
and taking Height 1212, northwest
of Ivan, -with bloody losses'to- Bulga
rians and Germans.
Berlin. War is approaching de
, cisive stage and decision will rest
with campaign in Transylvania and
Rumania. As summed up today by
well-informed military authority, the
"The triangular loss at Ancre dods
not affect-the Somme battle as
whole. ' Viewing all war theaters the
whole war has now. peached period
of tension. Solution is drawing near
When this shall come depends upon
progress ofr present fighting in Ru
manian "passes. We are makipg prog
ress there, but mountain diffiiculties
are greater than in Serbia. , Once
Gen. Palkenhayn crosses, my guess
is decision will come. How long this
will take we do not know."
London. Further British advance
northeast "of Beaumonthamel and
northward of Beaucort reported.
Berlin, via Sayville wireless. Re-
pulse of Serbian and French attacks
on plains of Monastir and recaptuje
of ' mountain summit previously
wrested from Germans by Serbians
reported. British artillery fire and
strong French attacks, unsuccessful
along, northern Flanders front.
HUGHES TO LEAVE NEW YORK
STILL MUM OF "CONGRATS" "
New York, Nov. 18. Charles E.
Hughes will leave New York today
for Lakewood, N. J., where he plans
to spend several weeks resting .at
Laurel in the Pines. He will be ac
companied by Mrs. Hughes. They
will be joined later by National Chair
man Willcox and Mrs.'Wilcox.
Hughes and Willcox still are await
ing the final result of the official
count in California before sending
congratulations to President Wilson. J
HUGHES .CARRIED MINNESOTA
BY 396 PLURALITY
St Paul, Minn., Nov. 18. Charles
Evans Hughes carried Minnesota by
396. This was based upon official
returns from Minnesota complete,
this afternoon, giving Hughes 179,
553, Wilson 179,157.
RAILROADS ORGANIZE 48,000
MILE WIRE SERVICE
St Paul, Minn., Nov. 18. North
western railroads have combined to
organize a telegraph company which
will operate 48,000 miles of wires,
confined to railroad business only.
Pres. Louis W. Hill of the Great
Northern said the company was
formed In Chicago.
FEUD OF SOLDIERS; REGULAR,
KILLS A GUARDSMAN
El Paso, Nov. 18. Wm.. Cany
Pittsburgh, private 18th Pa. national;
guard, shot and killed in brawl last
night between militiamen and regu
lars in 'which many shots were ex-
changed. John Sanderson of Fifth-
Lfield artillery, regulars, is-held by the.
military pohce. Many others have
been placed under arrest by provost
Brawl occurred downtown in seg
regated district and is believedo be
result of feud between guardsmen
DAMAGED IN COLLISION . J
New London, Conn., NoV. 18.
Super-submarine Deutschland, in'
spite of collision with tug, could again
attempt voyage back to Germany at '
once. Was only slightly damaged
and, if repairs are made, it will not
be necessary to take her into dry-dock.
Deutschland must remain in port
until TJ. S. authorities have complet
ed investigation into accident which
resulted in loss of convoy and five
of "her crew at start f homeward-
trip yesterday. -